Our client, a well established manufacturer and supplier of fast moving consumer goods in the agro-processing industry to assist with the recruitment and selection of a suitably qualified and experienced candidate to fill the critical role of Accountant for the Stock Feeds Division.
The incumbent will be responsible for formulating and implementing accounting/finance strategies and policies for the stock feeds
Division. The position has a dual reporting structure to the Business Unit Head: Stock Feeds and Finance Manager at Head Office.
Develop and implement appropriate systems and procedures for the finance function of the stock feeds Division.
Preparation of timeous and accurate monthly, quarterly and annual Financial Statements.
Establishing a cost structure and appropriate tariff structure for approval.
Producing annual financial statements in compliance with the governing statutes /standards.
Preparing the Annual Budget and evaluation of performance against the budget on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis.
Maintain accurate accounting records and provision of financial reports.
Monitor and review cash flow performance.
Provide regular sound financial advice and information to Business Unit Head: Stock Feeds.
Reviewing and monitoring of sales to ensure achievements of the budgeted revenues, through aggressive and efficient management of debtors.
Liaising with External and Internal Auditors.
Conducting Risk Assessment and Mitigation.
Ensure that payments are made according to provided guidelines and procedures.
Ensure appropriate financial controls are maintained.
Maintain proper and accurate books of accounts.
Must be a holder of a Degree in Finance/Accounting.
A full professional qualification i.e. ACCA, CIMA, CIS
A Post Graduate qualification or a relevant Master's degree will be an added advantage.
At lest 10 years' relevant experience, 5 of which should be at a Senior level.
Knowledge of SAP will be an added advantage.